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A Cup of Coffee and Months of the Year

"This video combines beautiful pictures, inspiring music, and a touching story to help empower people to live more fully. " Youtube uploader

I was thinking of Ricky Martin's Cup of Life when I found this instead.
I thought this would be okay as my very first MM entry for 2010. I hope you find this as wonderful as I did.

Diane hosts
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Welcome to Monday Mayhem where no two Mondays are the same.
This week we will be focusing on the months of the year.
This meme is brought to us by Anna- the Chocoholic.

Many of us are stuck inside during the month of January.
What is your favorite indoor activity?


Who will be your Valentine this year?
it's too early to tell or there is no one actually

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, what is your favorite green item?
leafy veggy

What in the funniest April Fool's Day joke that you can think of? It can be one that has been done or one that you'd love to hear about.

Spare Change - old but still works
Superglue some coins to the sidewalk or any spot that has a lot of people walking around. Make sure it's an appropriate place, then watch people break fingernails to get the coins. (got it off the internet)

What's the best thing you can say about your mother?
she's willing to babysit my son

What makes a father a good father?
extra pocket money in boarding school (when I was exiled there)

What do you do to be patriotic?
keep still when the national anthem is played?

What do you do when you feel lazy?

What is your fondest school memory?
acing biology, flunking chemistry, experimenting on marijuana and celebrating all three by sneaking out of the school campus to meet friends in another school

OctoberWhat scares you?

that wide mouth above

Describe your ideal family gathering.

when everyone shows up during weddings, not when someone is dead

If you could give a very special gift to someone special, what would it be and who would you give it to?
more time for my son

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Diane said…
cool message! cool analogy!

liked your monday mayhem answers too!!
Run DMT said…
What a profound story! Honestly, I would have grabbed a plan ol' coffee cup and not the crystal. So, what's that say about me? I guess I am far too practical and prefer the simple things.

Thanks for sharing such a great little find! Happy MM!
I like this a lot. Thank you for sharing!
Denise said…
Cool video, I really enjoyed that! I'm going to share it with some of my friends, I think they will really like it too!
Anonymous said…
Excellent, excellent vid. Thanx for posting it. Like ur holiday answers as well.
Anonymous said…
Nice video with a good message. Well done. I love your Septemeber LOL. Too funny. Good answers. Have a great Monday :)
Amanda Moore said…
Time for reflection watching this, it was wonderful TY. Have a beautiful MM!
I am Harriet said…
Super glue change to the ground? That's too funny!

Thanks for playing :)
RA said…
You really found a hidden gem here. Thanks for sharing. I loved reading your meme answers, too. Wishing you all the best for 2010 :)
Unknown said…
Cup of coffee- great analogy. :)
It's funny, reminds me of the conversation I had with a friend a few days ago, about how you tend to take things for granted until you have nothing, and learn to love life (or the coffee) for what it is. Gonna have to remember that story.. Thanks for posting it.

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